Talks and Workshops

Jackie is an engaging speaker for both small and large groups of educators. The topics below are a sample of what can be customized to suit the interests and needs of your audience.

Pedagogical Strategies

Inclusive teaching
Instructional and assessment strategies to enhance equity and inclusion in chemistry, writing and communication, and science courses.

The science of learning
Strategies for applying theories and evidence from cognitive and educational psychology to classroom practice.

Learning assessment
Practical assessment advice for educators such as the fundamentals of test construction, alternative and authentic assessments, or collaborative two-stage (group) exams.

Student wellbeing and mental health
Course and assessment design to support students’ mental health and wellbeing. Instructors have a role to play in creating a supportive and inclusive classroom climate and raising awareness of the importance of wellbeing and the availability of campus resources.

Research Areas

Assessment and Measurement
Concept inventory development and survey design for discipline-based education research and the scholarship of teaching and learning projects.

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)
Introduction to SoTL, how to develop research questions, and how to communicate the results of your SoTL work.

Equity in STEM Education
Definitions and models of equity, methods to explore inequities in higher education contexts, effective research-based actions.

Emotions in learning from feedback
Definitions of emotions related to learning and achievement, the role of anxiety, stress, boredom on learning from feedback during studying, specifically in the context of organic chemistry.